El Molino and San Felipe

Next stop on our church tour was El Molino, another ranch community that also belongs to Nochistlan, Zacatecas.  It was a 10 to 15 minutes drive from where we ate lunch.   


The first thing that caught my eye (and the kids') were the wheel-shaped objects in el jardin (plaza).  My brother-in-law explained that years ago, El Molino was famous for making molinos (millstones). 


The church in El Molino is El Templo de la Virgen del Rosario.  (The Temple of the Virgin of the Rosary.)


 Inside the church.  I liked that there were giant rosaries on the wall in honor of La Virgen del Rosario.

Our visit to El Molino was short and sweet.  And since there is another rancho (ranch community) nearby, we decided our next stop would be San Felipe, which belongs to Mexticacan, Jalisco.


Our visit to San Felipe was even shorter.  The church was closed, as was el jardin.  Surprised us all.


Check back tomorrow for the last stop of our church tour.  You don't want to miss it!

With Love,
Leslie Limon
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4 comments:

  1. The kids look so cute posing on the wheel things. I love that you went inside and took pictures. I always feel so weird doing that but want to so bad. The church in el centro here is so pretty and I want to show it to my family but it almost always has something going on.

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  3. Both of my parents are from El Molino. Thank you for the pictures and the flashbacks of many summers spent there.

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  4. Just wanted to share with you that your pictures of El Molino and San Felipe brought back so many wonderful chilhood memories. My parent's home is situated in front of El Molino's kiosko across from the church. Seeing these pics reminded me of growing up/living in Mexico with my sisters as kids.Thanks Leslie. By the way, the limonada de pepino is a big hit.

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